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 Record: 0 wins – 0 losses (MSC)


CURRENT JV RECORD: 0 wins – 0 losses (0-0 MSC)

CURRENT FROSH RECORD:  0 wins – 0 losses (0-0 MSC)

Boys Varsity Holiday Tournament at Silver Creek HS

Back:  Coach Ledbetter, Coach Lynch, Grason Connell, Bennett Abby, Ethan French, Austin Pickerell, Lucas Gillespie, Coach Roland, & Coach Odle

Front:  Parker Odle, Demetrius Phelps, Jaydon Berkley, Jake Ottersbach, Tre Martin, AJ Todd, & Chance McFarland

Back Row: Coach Roland, Chance McFarland, Levi Matthews, Bennett Abby, Cohen Cooley, & Coach Ledbetter
Front Row: Jaydon Berkley, Blake Fraley, Trevor Rothbauer, Cameron Gemme, & Devon Lockhart
Back Row: Wyatt Chisman, Zach Helton, Aiden Cornelius, Hudson Mattingly, & Coach Ledbetter
Front Row: Kolton McDonald, Cooper Lee, Bryce Grant, Devon Lockhart, JC Lowery & Luke Hammond


Kyle Craig to Play in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic

Charlestown Pirate Kyle Craig has been named to the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic. The Midway University commit averaged 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists per game for the Pirates during the 2020-21 season.


Front (L to R): Kali Crace (sister), Angela Crace (mother), Ty Crace, Trey Crace (brother)
Back: Ryne Loggins (ALC Assistant Coach) and Sean Smith (Charlestown Basketball Coach)

Recently, Charlestown senior Ty Crace was joined by teammates, family, and friends as he signed his...Read More »

Basketball Holiday Tourney and Wrestling Schedule Changes/Updates

Lots of information here, folks so if you plan on attending girls basketball, wrestling, or boys basketball please read below!
12/5  (Saturday) Boys Basketball Body Armor Showcase has been cancelled.

12/5 additionally we have added Wrestling on...Read More »

A WPMQ SPECIAL FEATURE: Brandon Broady Tackles Type 1 Diabetes



Brandon Broady Tackles Type 1 Diabetes

By Lizzie Hill and Sara Abell

Brandon Broady, a sophomore student athlete at Charlestown High School, manages school, three sports, and Type 1 diabetes (T1D). It isn’t every day that a student is...Read More »

Pirates Win Nailbiter Against Borden on Homecoming

Ty Crace goes in for the shot and one to tie the game with 16.8 seconds remaining. Photo courtesy of Melissa Stewart.

Saturday night the Charlestown Pirate basketball team hosted the Borden Braves in an epic matchup on homecoming. The Pirates...Read More »

Student Council & WPMQ Release Homecoming Information for the Weekend


The Charlestown High School student council will sponsor this weekend’s basketball homecoming ceremonies in the Charlestown Sports Arena. The king’s ceremony will be held Friday, January 17th between the junior varsity and varsity girls’ basketball contests against Providence. The queen’s ceremony will be held on Saturday, January...Read More »

Courtland Black Signs to Play Basketball at Spalding University

On Monday evening, Courtland Black gathered with family, friends, and teammates to sign his national letter of intent to play basketball at Spalding University during the 2019-20 season.

Spalding University is located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. SU offers 15 majors and is the home for students who want to earn a...Read More »

Homecoming and "In the Spirit of Service" Details Released

The CHS Student Council has released details regarding basketball homecoming week and invites any and all to join them not only in crowning this year’s royalty, but also in supporting their efforts to give to those in need.

In lieu of a traditional spirit week, the CHS student council is partnering...Read More »

Pirates Use Charity Stripe to Get Past Scottsburg

The Pirates improved to 2-2 (1-1 MSC) on the young season Friday evening after out lasting conference foe Scottsburg in a tight-throughout contest Friday evening in the Arena.  Charlestown led 12-9 after one period complete, but trailed 21-20 at the break as the Pirates equalized the visiting Warriors by making...Read More »

Charlestown Sweeps Mustangs in Basketball Double Header

The Charlestown Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball teams squared up Wednesday evening in James Matthews Gymnasium for some old fashioned and neighborly rivalry double header basketball action.

The Lady Pirates improved to 4-2 on the young season by thrashing the Lady Mustangs 78-29; and led by Jacqueline Biscardi’s 20 game point...Read More »

Romeo & the Bulldogs Visit CHS Arena Nov. 21st

The New Albany Bulldogs and their Senior five-star college recruit (ranked 6th Nationally by Romeo Langford will visit the CHS Sports Arena for a regular season boys basketball match up with the Pirates on Tuesday, November 21st.  Langford is a 6-5, 175 pound shooting guard, who during his high...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Announces Fall Conditioning

Charlestown HS Boys basketball will begin their fall conditioning program Tuesday, September 5th from 3:30-5:00 pm.  The fall conditioning program is intended for any boy wanting to play high school basketball.

Additionally, there will be a parent meeting, Wednesday, September 6th at 6pm in the CHS Sports Arena.  This meeting will...Read More »

Knoebel Signs with IU Southeast to Play Ball

Recently Senior Pirate Basketball player gathered with family and school officials to formerly sign his intent to attend and play men’s basketball at Indiana University Southeast.  Jordan stated that given the fast paced style of ball the Grenadiers play; combined with a location that is close to home,...Read More »

Boys Basketball Parent Meeting Announced

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball program will hold a parent meeting Wednesday May 3rd, beginning at 6 pm in CHS Sports Arena.  Parents of boys entering grades 9-12 that are interested in playing basketball next school year are encouraged to attend to discuss spring activities, fundraising, parent expenses, and summer basketball...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Announces Elementary Skills Academy

Charlestown Pirate Basketball Head Coach Jason Connell has announced plans to host an elementary Boys Basketball Skills Academy in the CHS Sports Arena beginning Monday, May 8th  and running through Thursday, May 11th from 3:45-5:00 pm.  The academy will be designed for boys of current grades 1st through 5th, at a...Read More »

Knoebel to Work Out and Play in All-Star Game

Congratulations to Pirate Basketball Senior Jordon Knoebel; who has been invited to and excepted placement into the Hoosier Basketball magazines’ top 60 seniors work out. The Top 60 Work Out will be held on April 2nd at Beech Grove High School; before traveling down to Bloomington at approximately 1:00 pm...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Announces Recent Accolades

Four Pirate Basketball standouts have been recently recognized in Southern Indiana for outstanding accomplishments this past season, both on the court and in the classroom.

Senior Jordon Knoebel, after averaging 22 points per game this past season, has been voted to the MSC All conference Team; and will also be playing...Read More »

Boys Basketball Sectional Schedule Change Announced

Salem High School, host of Boys Basketball Sectional #30, has announced a rescheduling of sectional games due to power utility problems resulting from the recent storms.  The following is the revised game schedule for Sectional #30 at Salem High School:

Thursday, March 2nd – 6:00 pm, Salem vs. Scottsburg (Gm 2);...Read More »

Boys Basketball Senior Night TONIGHT

The Charlestown HS Boys Basketball team will celebrate Senior Night festivities tonight while concluding the regular season and hosting the Christian Academy Warriors.  The Junior Varsity game will tip at 6:00 pm while the Varsity game will tip at approximately 7:30 pm.

Congratulations to Seniors Trey Crace, Jordon Knoebel, Brendan Lawler,...Read More »

Boys Basketball Sectional Tickets On Sale

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department will be selling $10.00 all session Boys Basketball Sectional tickets, Monday February 27th through Thursday March 2nd, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm in the CHS Athletic office.

The Pirates play Friday night, March 3rd, at 6:00 pm vs. the winner of Brownstown and North...Read More »

100 Year Wrap Up and White Out Hosting Salem TONIGHT

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team will host Salem in a critical MSC Showdown tonight in the CHS Sports Arena.  The Junior Varsity game will tip at 6:00 pm with the Varsity following at approximately 7:30 pm.  The game has been designated as a “White Out” game, so...Read More »

Homecoming Ticket Special for CHS Students Announced

The Charlestown High School Athletic Office has announced a special ticket offer for CHS students wanting to attend Homecoming basketball games this week.  Ticket sales will be conducted at CHS Thursday during first and second lunch.

Students will have the opportunity to buy a five ($5) dollar ticket that will allow...Read More »

Athletic Events of Special Interest this Week

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department would like to remind Pirate Nation of the continued events still scheduled in conjunction with the 100 Years of Pirate Basketball Celebration and some very important events upcoming during this week.

Tuesday, January 17th – Boys Basketball vs. Fox Creek – JV tip at 6:00pm( vs....Read More »

Pirate Basketball Centennial Book On Sale Now

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for a former Pirate Basketball fan or alumni player?  Consider “THE PIRATES Centennial Basketball” limited edition 268 page book that chronicles the one hundred  year history of Charlestown Pirate Basketball; celebrated this season.  This would make for a great present for...Read More »

Basketball Scheduling Clarification for this Week

The following is a clarification of this week’s Pirate and Lady Pirate Basketball Schedule, it is a bit different and thus confusing.

Tonight December 14th, Charlestown will host both boys and girls Junior Varsity match-ups with Rock Creek Academy.  Both games will begin at 6:00 pm using both the Main and...Read More »

Pirates at Generals with Teddy Toss Tonight on CPPSB

The Pirate Basketball team will travel to Clarksville tonight, Friday, December 9th for a MSC rivalry showdown against the Generals.  Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting will cover the game live beginning at approximately 7:15 pm at or on the free CPPSB mobile device app.  Clarksville will also hold its...Read More »

Pirates-Hornets in 100th Anniversary Game Tuesday


Tuesday’s Pirate and Lady Pirate Varsity Basketball double-header hosting Henryville, will mark the Official kick off of the Centennial Celebration of Charlestown Basketball.  One Hundred Years ago the Charlestown High School Pirate Basketball program began competition with a November 1916 inaugural game versus the Henryville Hornets.  So...Read More »

Knoebel and Pirates Upend Creek 51-46

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team (1-1 & 1-0 MSC) defeated Silver Creek Tuesday evening in the CHS Sports Arena 51-46; right after Pirate for Life Steve Hamilton was recognized as part of the Centennial Celebration year of Pirate Basketball.  The Hamilton family in the house proved to...Read More »

Charlestown's Steve Hamilton to be Honored Tuesday

Steve Hamilton, the two-sport Pirate star athlete, will be recognized in the second series of events by the Charlestown High School Athletic Department and the Centennial Committee as the boy’s basketball program continues to celebrate their 100th Anniversary.

Members of Hamilton’s family will be at mid-court where a...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Turns 100 Years Old, Events Begin Tuesday

Charlestown High School is celebrating their 100th Anniversary of the boys’ basketball program during the current 2016-17 season.

In celebration of that milestone, the Charlestown High School Athletic Department will have a series of events to honor the Pirates basketball past, which began during the initial boys’ basketball...Read More »

Big Blue Madness is November 10th

The Charlestown High School Boys Basketball Program will be having its annual Big Blue Madness Night on Thursday, November 10th, beginning at 6:00 pm in the CHS Sports Arena.  The Charlestown middle school teams will kick off the night scrimmaging before the the high school teams show their stuff.  Admission...Read More »

CHS to Honor Girls & Boys Basketball 1K Scorers

Tuesday November 22nd Charlestown High School would like to recognize members of its 1,000 point club.  Currently we have 9 girls players and 7 boys players that have scored 1,000 points during their High School career.

Players and Families should arrive at the game at approximately 6:30.  These players will be...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Conditioning Opportunities Announced

Pirate Basketball will conduct conditioning sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm beginning Tuesday, August 30th.  These conditioning sessions are for high school males interested in playing boys basketball during the upcoming season and who are not participating in a fall sport.  For more information about...Read More »

Pirate Knoebel Accepts Bridges All-Star Invite

Charlestown Pirate Basketball Senior Jordan Knoebel has received and accepted an invitation to help the Battle of the Bridges Indiana All Star team, under Head Coach Keith Phillips, repeat last year’s victory over the Kentucky All Stars on Saturday, August 6th.  The 19th Annual BATTLE OF THE...Read More »

Boys Basketball Announces Upcoming Skills Academy

Charlestown Pirate Basketball Head Coach Jason Connell has announced plans to host a Boys Basketball Skills Academy in the CHS Sports Arena beginning Monday, May 16th  and running through Thursday, May 19th from 3:30-5:30 pm.  The academy will be designed for boys of incoming grades 1 through 6th, at a cost...Read More »

Mandatory Pirate Basketball Meeting Scheduled

Pirate Basketball Head Coach Jason Connell has announced that he will hold a mandatory parent meeting for any one having sons wanting to try out for CHS Pirate Basketball next year.  The meeting will be held Monday, April 25th at 6 in the main gym.  Discussions will include summer activities,...Read More »

Pirates Advance to Sectional Semi-Final

The IHSAA Class 3A Sectional #30 host Charlestown Pirates opened post season play Wednesday evening against the Corydon Panthers (2-22).  The Pirates started slow, tied with the Panthers at six after one before opening up to a 31-12 halftime advantage.  Charlestown (16-7) cruised in the second half to a 66-29...Read More »

Pirates Draw Corydon and Host Boys Sectional Next Week

The IHSAA held its annual lottery draw to determine Boys Sectional pairing Sunday evening; as the Charlestown Pirates drew Corydon in Wednesday’s (Mar. 2nd) first game.  Charlestown is also this year’s host of the Class 3A Boys Basketball Sectional #30, in the CHS Sports Arena.  Charlestown (15-6) defeated Corydon (1-20)...Read More »

Pirates Top Courgars 61-44 in Conference Play

The Pirate Basketball team hosted North Harrison Thursday evening in Mid-Southern Conference play.  The Pirates cruised to a 61-44 victory after leading 30-24, moving to 10-6 overall and 3-2 in MSC play.  Jamal Long led the Pirates in scoring, finishing the game with 16; Tanner Wesp added 13 and Korey...Read More »

Snowy Saturday Charlestown Athletic Schedule Updates

The Mid-Southern Conference Wrestling meet, originally scheduled for the morning of January 23rd has been moved to Saturday evening (January 23rd).  The meet will start in the CHS Sports Arena (Auxiliary section) at 6:00 pm with weigh-ins beginning at 5:00 pm.

The Lady Pirate Basketball game will be played as scheduled...Read More »

FREE Home Game Admission to CHS Students with ID

Effectively immediately, and through February 29th, any Charlestown High School Student, showing their valid CHS Student ID, will be admitted free of charge to any Charlestown High School Regular Season Athletic game; courtesy of the Charlestown Pirate Pride Booster Club.  All CHS Students will need to do is sign in...Read More »

Pirates Top Pioneers Again, Advance to Holiday Final

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team matched up against the Providence Pioneers for the second time in as many outings, this time in the first round of the Silver Creek Holiday Tourney Tuesday evening.  The Pirates (5-2) not only accomplished winning their fifth straight; but also beating the task of beating...Read More »

Pirates See Pioneers Again, in Tonight's Holiday Tourney

The 55th Annual Silver Creek Holiday Tourney will tip off tonight (Tuesday) at Silver Creek High School in Sellersburg.  The tourney schedule includes Silver Creek (8-0) and Clarksville (2-5) matching up in tonight’s first game at 6:00 pm; with Charlestown (4-2) and Providence (5-2) tipping off in the second game...Read More »

Harris & Long Lead Pirate Rout of #7 Providence

The Pirate Basketball team traveled to Class 2A #7 Providence Pioneers Saturday evening for a regular season match-up; in advance of meeting the Pioneers a second straight time December 29th in the Silver Creek Holiday Tourney.  Charlestown (4-2) trailed the hosts 11-8 at the end of the first period; but...Read More »

Pirates Surge Ahead Late-Top Clarksville 55-41

The Pirate Boys Basketball team improved their record to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play by topping the visiting Generals of Clarksville 55-41 Friday evening.  Charlestown and Clarksville (0-4) played an even first quarter to a fourteen all tie; and kept it close for a 25-23 home lead at...Read More »

Chad Gilbert Named to Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team


Eighteen men have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2016 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.

The team includes 13 members of the 1991 Indiana All-Star squad.  Five other all-state players are included to recognize the top of...Read More »

Lady Pirates Fall to Austin in MSC Battle

The Lady Pirates continue to show signs of improvement, and in a game that would give them their first conference win, the Lady Pirates needed all hands on deck to compete with the Eagles in the second half but came up just short. The Lady Pirates (2-5 overall; 0-4 MSC)...Read More »

Pirates Drop Conference Opener to Creek

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team (0-2 overall; 0-1 MSC) opened their conference season with a road test against the #6 ranked Silver Creek Dragons on Tuesday night. The Pirates played well, and fought hard, but dropped the conference opener by the final score of 61-45. The Pirates trailed the Dragons...Read More »

Frosh Basketball Moved to Henryville

The Boys Freshman Basketball game scheduled for Wednesday, December 2nd will be played at Henryville.  The game will no longer be played at Charlestown High School, as originally scheduled and announced.  The tip time is still set for 6:00 pm at Henryville.  The Lady Pirate Basketball team will be playing...Read More »

Rivalry Double Header Tuesday Night in the Arena

The Charlestown Boys and Girls Basketball Varsity Basketball teams will be competing tomorrow night in the CHS Athletic Department’s first annual PACK THE HOUSE NIGHT! Tomorrow night will include Varsity Girls Basketball against New Washington at 6:00pm, a special recognition to a Charlestown High School employee, CBDL...Read More »

Athletic Schedule Changes & Reminders

The following events have been cancelled, announced today by the CHS Athletic Department:
-Junior Varsity Boys Basketball against New Washington, originally scheduled for Monday, November 23, 2015.
-JV Wrestling Invitational, hosted by Charlestown High School, originally scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday November 21, 2015.
Just a reminder that the Lady Pirate...Read More »

Pirate Basketball to Host Madness This Friday

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball program will host its annual Big Blue Madness will Friday, November 13th, 2015 beginning at 6 pm.  Pirate Basketball will preview inter-squad scrimmages beginning with the Charlestown 7th grade team kicking the event off; followed by the 8th, 9th, Junior Varsity and Varsity squads.  There will...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Skills Academy Concludes Successfully

The Charlestown Middle School Boys Basketball Skills Academy concluded this past Saturday.  The academy consistently had over 20 participants each of the three Saturdays held this past month; and the “participants came in with a great attitude and worked extremely hard”, according to Pirate Head Coach Jason Connell.  A...Read More »

2015 Fall Community Basketball Developmental League

The Charlestown Youth and Family Sports program and Charlestown High School boys and girls basketball programs are holding registration for their upcoming Community Basketball Developmental League.  The Charlestown Basketball Developmental League, open for any boy or girl ages 4-1, will have a registration booth set up at the football game...Read More »

Boys Basketball Meeting Announced

There will be a mandatory meeting for any parent that has a son interested in playing Charlestown HS Boys Basketball during the upcoming season, Thursday, September 17th, beginning at 7:00 pm in corner meeting room of the CHS Sports Arena.  For more information about Pirate Basketball, email coach Jason Connell...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Schedules Conditioning

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball program has announced a schedule for off-season conditioning for CHS boys planning on trying-out for basketball this upcoming season.  Conditioning session will begin Aug 25th and be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 pm  to 4:30 pm.  Questions regarding conditioning or Pirate Basketball should be...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Summer Camp a Success

Charlestown Pirate Basketball Coach Jason Connell and his staff concluded their Pirate Summer Boys Basketball Camp this past Friday, June 19th in the CHS Sports Arena.  The camp was run Tuesday through Friday for incoming grades K-6th each day.  Instruction was managed by Pirate Head Coach Jason Connell and...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Summer Camp Announced

Charlestown Pirate Basketball Coach Jason Connell has finalized dates for this year’s Pirate Summer Boys Basketball Camp.  The camp will run from Tuesday, June 16th through Friday, June 19th, 2015, for incoming grades K-6th, from 9:00 am to 11:00am each  day.  The cost of the camp is $25 per participant,...Read More »

IHSAA Announces New Sectional Alignments for the next Two Seasons

The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced the new sectional alignments for Basketball, Football, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball and Soccer Monday.  The new alignment will be used for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school year athletic seasons.  Charlestown remains in Class 3A and generally in the same sectionals as currently assigned; with...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Banquet to be Held April 19th

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball year end banquet has been scheduled for Sunday, April 19th, 6:00 pm, in the CHS Cafeteria.  Coach Connell hopes to see everyone there.

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Tom Hamilton, Former Pirate Basketball Coach-Passes

Charlestown High School Pirates Coach Tom Hamilton died Wednesday in Shelbyville, KY. He headed the boys’ varsity basketball program at Charlestown from 1968 to 1970, where he directed outstanding players Danny Albertson, Bob Brashear, Mike Bottorff and Norman Kalkhoff.

Hamilton, a graduate of Morehead State University and a giant of...Read More »

Pirate Jamal Long Named All MSC


After averaging sixteen points and seven rebounds per game this past season, Charlestown Pirate Basketball standout Jamal Long was named to the All Mid-Southern Conference list Wednesday.  Jamal, a junior, scored in 21 of Charlestown’s 23 games this past season; scoring more than 20 point six times, including 27...Read More »

Pirates Fall to Corydon on Last Second Shot, 51-48

The Charlestown Pirates made a game of it but fell to host Corydon in first round Sectional play, 51-48.  More to follow…

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Pirates Survive Double OT versus Salem, 79-71

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team hosted Salem for their regular season finale in the CHS Sports Arena Saturday night.  The pre-game festivities included honoring winter sport Seniors, the 1990 Pirate Basketball Sectional Championship team, and all military veterans in the house with a 50′ x 80′ American flag National flag....Read More »

Pirates’ 1990 Sectional Champs Celebrate 25 Year Mark

In 1990, Coach Allan Cundiff created one of the most phenomenal Pirates’ teams that have withstood time in the annals of hoops legacy at Charlestown High School.  And, on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the CHS Sports Arena, these extraordinary Pirates along with Coach Cundiff will be honored prior...Read More »

Indiana's Boys Basketball Sectional Pairings Announced

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball program (9-11), learned their path to returning to the Sectional #30 Sectional Championship game Sunday evening.  The Class 3A Boys Basketball Sectional will be hosted this year by Corydon High School; Tuesday through Saturday, beginning March 3rd through March 7th.  Charlestown has drawn host Corydon (14-5)...Read More »

Pirates Top North Harrison on the Road, 75-57

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team improved its record to 8-11 and 3-5 in the conference by wasting no time defeating the home standing Cougars in Ramsey Thursday evening.  North Harrison dropped to 5-14 under first year head coach Kevin Jones; while the victory gave the Pirates their fifth win...Read More »

Pirate Basketball gets road win at Austin 69-63

Charlestown stayed on the winning side of the scoreboard Thursday evening with a 69-63 conference victory at Austin (5-11 & 1-6 MSC).  The Pirates (7-10 & 2-4 MSC) led the Eagles 29-21, then 48-40 enroute to the win behind Jamal Long’s game high 23 points.  Senior Eli Daniel finished with...Read More »

Pirates Edge Borden 46-42 on the Road

The Pirate Basketball team improved to 6-10 on the season by traveling to Borden (10-6) on Saturday evening and picking up a non-conference win 46-42 in overtime.  “We played a great game defensively….and in overtime, we battled and kept our composure.  I’m proud of our guys” commented Coach Jason Connell...Read More »

Pirates’ 1975 Sectional Champs Returns Home for their 40th

Mark your calendar’s Pirate Nation!  Saturday, February 7th, 2015, Charlestown High School Athletic Department marks the victorious occasion of the 1975 Pirates Championship teams’ return to court side along with their venerable Coach John E. Wood to celebrate their 40th Anniversary in capturing the first Madison Sectional Tournament for...Read More »

Long and the Pirates Upset Academy 68-28

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team used a 37-9 second half scoring advantage to upset Christian Academy on their home floor Saturday evening.  The loss is the Warrior’s 4th of the season, as they dropped to 13-4; after coming into the contest against Charlestown favored by a dozen points.  Christian...Read More »

Pirates' Late Surge Comes Up Short at Seymour

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team traveled to Seymour Thursday evening for an out of conference contest versus the Seymour Owls (4-7).  The Pirates trailed the majority of the game; and by as much as twelve points before rallying in the fourth to cut the deficit to two with two minutes...Read More »

Pirates Top Generals, Face Creek in Title Game

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team opened Silver Creek Holiday Tourney play Monday evening with a 65-47 drumming of Clarksville.  The win moved the Pirates to 4-3 on the season and the right to face #7 and host Creek Tuesday evening in the tourney Championship game.  Silver Creek dispatched Providence Monday...Read More »

Pirates Win at Clarksville, 54-40

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team (3-2 & 1-2 MSC) traveled to Clarksville Friday night and secured their first conference victory 54-40.  The Pirates led at the half 23-19 before expanding their lead by games end.  Hunter Crace led the scoring attack for the Pirates, finishing with 13 points.  Tristan Chester...Read More »

Pirates Handle Hornets 56-49

Charlestown hosted the Henryville Hornets (1-2) Tuesday evening in the CHS Sports Arena; in a series of which they have dominated 26-8 over the past 30 years.  The Pirates (2-2) built on a 35-22 halftime lead to win 56-49.  Lexi Smith scored nine in the first half enroute to a...Read More »

Holiday Tournament Information Available

The Pirate Pride Booster Club in conjunction with Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting, has posted information regarding both the Girls Varsity Holiday Tourney held at Charlestown HS and the Boys Varsity Holiday Tourney held at Silver Creek HS.  The Girls Holiday Tourney information is available at www.PiratePride.BLUE/GirlsBasketball and the...Read More »

Pirates Fall to Creek in MSC Opener

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team (1-1 & 0-1 MSC) opened Mid-Southern Conference play Tuesday evening in the CHS Sports Arena, hosting Silver Creek (2-0 & 1-0 MSC).  The defending sectional champion Dragons jumped out to a 19-7 lead after one quarter and paced themselves to a 31-12 halftime lead before...Read More »

Football Sectional Champs Honored Tuesday

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department will be recognizing and honoring the 2014 Pirate Football Sectional Championship team before Tuesday’s home Pirate Basketball game versus Silver Creek.

All 2014 Pirate Football players, managers, and coaches will be admitted free and should report to the home court level tunnel at the 10...Read More »

Pirates Rout Mustangs in Season Opener

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team opened the Jason Connell coaching era with a 69-39 win over rival New Washington Wednesday evening in the CHS Sports Arena.  The Pirates enjoyed a 44-18 halftime lead enroute to the season opener victory.  Charlestown was led by Eli Daniel’s 13 points courtesy 5...Read More »

Pirate Great Returns to CHS Wednesday after 60 yrs.

Henry Parker returns home to his alma mater, Charlestown High School, November 26, 2014, to celebrate his historical single-scoring output of 42-points that took place 60 years ago. He was the Pirates’ first hoops cager to individually score that phenomenal amount of points in a single hardwood game.
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Boys Basketball Parent Meeting Announced

Charlestown Pirate Basketball Head Coach Jason Connell has announced a parent meeting to be held on Wednesday, Nov 5th, beginning at 6:00 pm, in the CHS Sports Arena.  This meeting is for any parent of a student planning on trying out for the 2014-15 CHS Boys Basketball team.  For more...Read More »

CBDL Hosting a Coaches Clinic October 22nd

The Charlestown Basketball Developmental League (CBDL) will host a FREE Basketball Coaching Clinic on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 6-830 PM, at the Charlestown High School.  This purpose of this clinic is to help develop all of the basketball players among our community teams ; Schools (Elementary, Middle, High), CBDL, Travel...Read More »

Ctown Basketball Developmental League Updates

Charlestown Basketball Developmental League Sign-Ups
When: This Saturday September 27, 2014
Where: Charlestown McDonald’s

There is less than one week left for registration for the Charlestown Basketball Developmental League. This league is for any student ages 4-12 years old. You can turn in your registration forms in a variety of...Read More »

Basketball Developmental League Deadline is Oct. 1st

Local youth interested in developing their basketball skills will now have a new opportunity.  The Charlestown Basketball Developmental League (CBDL) is now preparing for their first season.  “We wanted to bring something back in town to help develop the kids. It will be like a feeder system starting at a...Read More »

Pirate Basketball Begins Conditioning

The Pirate Basketball program has scheduled conditioning sessions for those Charlestown High School boys who are interested in trying out for Pirate Basketball this upcoming season.  Boys Basketball conditioning will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, starting August 19th in the CHS Sports Arena....Read More »

Coach Connell Announces Workouts

The Charlestown HS Pirate Basketball Coach Jason Connell will hold non-mandatory workouts for CHS boys wishing to try out for the 2014-15 squad this week (Monday through Friday) from noon to 2:00 pm in the CHS Sports Arena.  For more information, please email Coach Connell at

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Connell returns to Pirate Basketball Sideline

The Greater Clark County School Board voted Wednesday evening to approve Jason Connell to return to the Charlestown Pirate Basketball sideline effective immediately.  Connell replaces Sean Smith, who led the Pirates for eight seasons before taking the head coaching job at West Washington in May.  Connell has been the...Read More »